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Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005

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Chapter 1E+W+S+N.I.SOCA: establishment and activities

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Establishment of SOCAE+W+S+N.I.

1Establishment of Serious Organised Crime AgencyE+W+S+N.I.

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FunctionsE+W+S+N.I.

2Functions of SOCA as to serious organised crimeE+W+S+N.I.

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2A Functions of SOCA as to the recovery of assets E+W+S+N.I.

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3Functions of SOCA as to information relating to crimeE+W+S+N.I.

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4Exercise of functions: general considerationsE+W+S+N.I.

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General powersE+W+S+N.I.

5SOCA's general powersE+W+S+N.I.

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Annual plans and reportsE+W+S+N.I.

6Annual plansE+W+S+N.I.

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7Annual reportsE+W+S+N.I.

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Central supervision and directionE+W+S+N.I.

8General duty of Secretary of State and Scottish MinistersE+W+S+N.I.

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8AGeneral duty of the Department of Justice in Northern IrelandE+W+S+N.I.

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9Strategic prioritiesE+W+S+N.I.

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10Codes of practiceE+W+S+N.I.

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11Reports to Secretary of StateE+W+S+N.I.

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12Power to direct submission of action planE+W+S+N.I.

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13Revision of inadequate action planE+W+S+N.I.

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14Procedure for giving directions under section 12E+W+S+N.I.

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15Reports relating to directions under section 12E+W+S+N.I.

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16InspectionsE+W+S+N.I.

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Financial provisionsE+W+S+N.I.

17Grants by Secretary of StateE+W+S+N.I.

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18Determinations relating to grants under section 17E+W+S+N.I.

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19Charges by SOCA and other receiptsE+W+S+N.I.

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20AccountsE+W+S+N.I.

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Operational mattersE+W+S+N.I.

21Operational responsibility of Director GeneralE+W+S+N.I.

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22Activities in Scotland in relation to crimeE+W+S+N.I.

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23Mutual assistance between SOCA and law enforcement agencies: voluntary arrangementsE+W+S+N.I.

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24Mutual assistance between SOCA and law enforcement agencies: directed arrangementsE+W+S+N.I.

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25Directed arrangements: ScotlandE+W+S+N.I.

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25ADirected arrangements: Northern IrelandE+W+S+N.I.

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26Use by SOCA of police premises etc.E+W+S+N.I.

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27Regulations as to equipmentE+W+S+N.I.

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Liability for unlawful conductE+W+S+N.I.

28Liability of SOCA for acts of seconded staff etc.E+W+S+N.I.

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29Payment by SOCA of amounts in connection with unlawful conduct of employees etc.E+W+S+N.I.

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30Application of sections 28 and 29 to members of joint investigation teamsE+W+S+N.I.

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31Liability of special police forces and law enforcement agencies for unlawful conduct of SOCA staffE+W+S+N.I.

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Use and disclosure of informationE+W+S+N.I.

32Use of information by SOCAE+W+S+N.I.

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33Disclosure of information by SOCAE+W+S+N.I.

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34Disclosure of information to SOCAE+W+S+N.I.

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35Restrictions on further disclosureE+W+S+N.I.

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General duties of police etc.E+W+S+N.I.

36General duty of police to pass information to SOCAE+W+S+N.I.

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37General duty of police etc. to assist SOCAE+W+S+N.I.

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ProsecutionsE+W+S+N.I.

38Prosecution of offences investigated by SOCAE+W+S+N.I.

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39Directions as to reference of cases and proceedings to appropriate prosecutorE+W+S+N.I.

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40Functions of Director of Revenue and Customs Prosecutions as to persons arrested for designated offenceE+W+S+N.I.

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Miscellaneous and supplementaryE+W+S+N.I.

41DirectionsE+W+S+N.I.

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42Interpretation of Chapter 1E+W+S+N.I.

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